their markets. this society presided over this scarification and that that moment the missionaries began, for the first time, to understand the importance of african cultural forms. one of them wrote, these markets that they have, they are very important to them, very proud of them, badges of honor, part of their identity. well, yes, no kidding. yes, that is exactly who they were. and finally they saw it, so you could see the role of it in people's identity at this crucial moment. then the second piece of evidence, in an oral history as talking about the debate in the hold of the amistad, one of the people there said, who is for war.